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This entry is from Winter semester 2022/23 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Current Trends in Ecology
(dt. Aktuelle Themen der Ökologie)

Level, degree of commitment Profile module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Seminar „Aktuelle Forschungsthemen der Ökologie“ (,
180 hours (seminar: 20 h recitation class: 20 h private study inkl. Vorbereitung and Ablegen der Prüfungen: 140 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Oral colloquium at the seminar presentation
Examination type: Written project work
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Biologie.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Brandl (V), Farwig


In the seminar.

A selected ecological issue will be presented in the form of

presented and discussed in lectures.

In the exercise

Project work on the issue discussed in the seminar.

Qualification Goals

Students will become familiar with the methods of current research, critically examine results and discuss them within a broad theoretical framework. This module is suitable for research-related careers in ecology as well as for jobs in conservation practice or project management.




Module imported from B.Sc. Biologie.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Biology.

Recommended Reading

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